Summa America will be revealing its latest innovations on their cutting finishing systems at booth 1861. Beside their renowned gamut of roll cutters (S Class 2 & SummaCut Series) and flatbed finishing systems (F Series), Summa America will also highlight a whole new array of features and enhancements.

Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., have announced that its Large Format Solutions division will showcase its latest large format print solutions at booth #2037 during the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) 2018 Expo. The industry-wide event will take place at the Las Vegas Convention Center October 18 – 20 2018. Additionally, Canon Solutions America will provide an educational tour of the SGIA Show highlighting partners and leading technology in the market for select Business Builder Program clients.

Durst, a leading manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, will be show casing its large-format capabilities and new developments on Booth 1548 at SGIA Expo (October 18-20) in Las Vegas – and especially the new P5 Series with the flagship P5 250 HS. The flatbed printing system impresses with industrial productivity and print quality comparable to consistent litho that sets new standards in this segment, both technologically and in terms of efficiency and cost-effectiveness.

HP, at SGIA 2018, will demonstrate new large format printing solutions and technologies designed to create new business opportunities for sign, banner, display, and wall décor printers with high-value applications.

The Jeti Tauro H3300 LED will have the SGIA floor all abuzz during its North America debut in booths #1460 and #1561. The Product of the Year award-winner in the “Roll-to-Roll UV (Over 80 Inches)” category offers impressive productivity at top quality with cutting-edge automation. The Jeti Tauro H3300 LED is the only UV inkjet system to support single or dual master rolls for uninterrupted, unattended printing.

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces that its synthetic paper will be printed live at the Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI) booth #301, and the swissQprint booth #950 at 2018 SGIA Expo. Additionally, the Hop-Syn team will be on hand at Hop Industries’ booth #3911 to give away free samples of the durable substrate and to answer any questions. The 2018 SGIA Expo will be held in Las Vegas, October 18-20.

In one of its most comprehensive Duratex media introductions to date, Agfa Graphics North America expands its fabric line to meet the quality and value standards of today’s discerning customers. Duratex fabrics offer woven and knit materials that provide rich, brilliant color reproduction. These sturdy yet lightweight, washable textiles are easy to handle and transport, are reusable and can be folded; all characteristics that are catching the attention of today’s print buyers.

The SGIA show in Las Vegas, Nevada (October 18—20th, 2018) provides the platform for the latest product launch for large format production from Tilia Labs, a leading developer of planning, imposition, and automation software solutions for the graphic arts industries. In a joint exhibit on Booth 550 with Enfocus Software, Tilia Labs presents Griffin 2.0, developed to boost job preparation and nesting productivity with features that facilitate industrialized paneling production and enhance the range of device integration.

Did you know that between five million and 13 million tons of plastic is leaking into the ocean every year[1], and 91% of plastic waste is never recycled [2]? We are committed to reducing our impact on the environment by designing products that are manufactured, used, and recovered in a more sustainable way[3]. We all have the power to make a difference through our everyday actions and choices.

There are many challenges facing large format printers, but production can be enhanced and operational efficiency increased with software that delivers faster approval cycles, eliminates file errors, reduces idle time, improves workflow control and simplifies complex manual steps of digital finishing equipment. At booth 938, during SGIA Expo 2018, October 18-20, Esko will focus on its new QuickStart solutions: Automation Engine QuickStart for Sign and WebCenter QuickStart for Corrugated, as well as two Kongsberg tables, showcasing industry-unique end-to-end production workflows.

Gold sponsor INX Digital (booth 2149) will put the emphasis on inkjet inks at the last SGIA Expo, which becomes PRINTING United in 2019. The new Prodigy™ EGBA, recently voted SGIA’s 2018 Product of the Year for Digital Inks – Industrial and Packaging, headlines an impressive cast of products that will be featured October 18-20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Enfocus, the maker of Enfocus Pitstop, the industry standard for PDF preflight and editing, and Enfocus Switch, the award winning automation solution, along with Tilia Labs, developer of industry leading planning, imposition, and automation software solutions, announce a joint exhibit at the SGIA show in Las Vegas, Nevada (October 18—20th, 2018). In addition to demonstrating their customizable solutions for optimizing large-format tasks and workflows, customers visiting booth #550 will be offered an SGIA exclusive opportunity to win an Enfocus Switch and Tilia Labs Griffin Pro automation bundle worth over $7,000.

The all-new high quality Acuity Ultra, a superwide UV roll-to-roll printer makes its North American debut in Fujifilm booth #1119 at the upcoming SGIA Expo 2018, in Las Vegas.

There will be no shortage of excitement in Roland DGA’s booth at the 2018 SGIA Expo, October 18-20, in Las Vegas. In addition to showcasing its latest inkjet printers and other advanced digital devices, Roland will be conducting a complete schedule of live, in-booth special events designed to engage, educate and inspire attendees. Visitors to booth 1137 can watch insightful “How I Built My Business” interviews with accomplished Roland end users on the main stage, attend vehicle wrap demonstrations by the pros from Digital EFX Wraps, participate in hands-on workflows, get UV and dye-sublimation tips from Roland DGA product managers, and even enter Roland’s latest global contest for a chance to win an African safari for two.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division will showcase an impressive line-up of new and innovative wide format solutions to print industry experts at SGIA Expo 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #1119, October 18 – 20, 2018.

Sawgrass is reving up to take SGIA Expo in Las Vegas by storm with fantastic innovations for sublimation imprinting that are changing the game for product decorators around the world. At Booth 3739, Sawgrass will showcase how partnerships with Chemica, ChromaLuxe, Forever, PrintLAT, Poli-Tape, Siser and Vapor Apparel are breaking barriers and giving product decorators more options for making money with sublimation technology.

The printing industry continues to grow and to change at speed. Helping drive this change across the various print and packaging arenas is the demand for personalisation, the expectation for self-service and on-demand 24/7 access to print quotes, document set-up and more.

Higher throughput. Faster turnaround. High print quality. Just in time. These criteria are the most important when selecting the right hardware and software for print service providers, and in particular for wide format printers. Increasing incoming orders with simultaneously decreasing print runs require the conversion to automated processes. The decisive factor here is a perfect interaction between software and hardware.

Paul Wannigman, In-Plant Manager for retailer Coborn’s Inc. (St. Cloud, Minnesota), has won the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s second 2018 SGIA Expo Registration Prize Pack. Wannigman will receive two individual SGIA memberships and two tickets to see a fabulous Las Vegas production of his choosing.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) announced Libra Balian, Brand Leaders Chair, Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP); Brian Hite, President, Image Options; and Yalmaz Siddiqui, Vice President of Corporate Sustainability, MGM Resorts, as featured speakers for the Brands Talking Sustainability Luncheon at the 2018 SGIA Expo.

Roland DG’s new “Discover Roland, Explore Africa” contest gives entrants a chance to win an all-expenses paid African sight-seeing safari for two, including airfare, accommodations, meals and guided tours. The global contest, which will run through November 30, 2018, is designed to encourage prospects to get a hands-on product demonstration of Roland technology.

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